Did you know that every 4 seconds there is a new case of dementia being reported worldwide? Did you also know that there are at least 50 million people suffering from dementia with 60 % of these coming from low-income homes? These facts should be scary enough to make you want to learn more about … Read moreHow to Keep Your Brain Dementia-Free as a Senior?
As numbers would have it, about 30.7 % of volunteers in the United States in the year 2018 were baby boomers. These people volunteered an estimated 2.2 billion hours of service which translates to around $54.3 billion in finances. This was according to a report by The Corporation for National Community Service (CNCS). Just as … Read moreVolunteering as a Senior. Should I?
From the word independent, living in an independent facility gives seniors some freedom. As such, an independent living facility is a good option for seniors aged 55 years and above who are healthy and fit to live on their own but desire the experience of living in a community or neighborhood with other seniors. This … Read moreSenior Independent Living. Is it Possible?
Oftentimes, the difference between how a senior envisions to spend his/her golden years and the reality is information. With the right information, one is equipped to plan well for the future ahead. As such, there is a wealth of information that one can take advantage of to make crucial decisions in their lives. However, in … Read more15 Resources for Living Independently as a Senior
Aging in place is the most popular option for seniors. This explains why one in every three homes in America has at least one senior aged 60 years and above. The leading cause of death and injury around the home falls. This is why it is important to keep the home free from hazards that … Read moreHow to Make Your Entryway Safer?
A rather interesting finding is that of all those who do yoga, a significant 2.9 million are seniors aged 55 and above. If you have been wondering whether it is safe for the elderly to practice yoga, you guess is right. We wouldn’t have such numbers if it wasn’t safe, would we? Yoga is a … Read moreYoga for Seniors. Is it Worth it?
When the sunset years approach, there are many changes that take place in one’s life and yes, many decisions to go with these changes. It is a time in life when slowing down and taking a rest from the youthful hustles and bustles is much-appreciated thanks to the body being a little bit delicate but … Read moreSenior Housing – What are the Options?
In the United States, an estimated 800,000 new and recurrent cases of stroke are recorded annually. In other words, there is a confirmed stroke diagnosis every 40 seconds. Sadly, not all make it through treatment. According to statistics, a person dies from a stroke every 4 minutes. Stroke is rated the 4th leading cause of … Read moreStroke Symptoms – How to Spot Them and What to Do?
Traditionally, getting a mortgage meant securing a loan against property which one will pay up over an agreed upon period until full payment is made. Once paid in full, the property will officially belong to the borrower. The traditional mortgage could, however, be a bit limiting for those who are advanced in age. While it … Read moreReverse Mortgage and Senior Citizen Mortgage Assistance
According to reports by the CDC National Center for Health Statistics, life expectancy in the United States dropped to 78.7 years, a trend that had been witnessed the previous year. The average life expectancy as per the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) which represents Canada, Mexico, Germany, Japan, UK, and France stood at … Read moreHow to Live Longer?